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Burrell Behavioral Health School Based Specialist in Nixa, Missouri

Looking to feed your desire to give to your community and support those who need a helping hand? Look no further! Not only is Burrell growing the amount of its resources, services, and facilities to assist as many communities as possible, it also provides plenty of opportunity for growth in your current field and the freedom to explore others. Our culture and our environment are unlike any other. We offer highly-competitive pay and a full range of top-notch full-time employee benefits such as:

  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Life Insurance

  • Paid Time Off

  • Short Term Disability

  • Long Term Disability

  • Retirement Plan

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Student Loan Reimbursement

  • Employee Assistance Program

Job Description:

What you’ll get to do:

As a School Based Specialist you will provide on-site intervention in area schools for clients enrolled in the program and will collaborate closely with school staff to ensure appropriate client care. Participate in the process of monitoring client progress in treatment programs, development of specific individual treatment/rehabilitation plans, provide individual assistance to clients as a resource in accessing needed mental health services and completing activities of daily living skills, assist the client to access and utilize a variety of community agencies and resources to provide ongoing social, vocational, educational, and recreational support and activities.

What you’ll bring:

  • A proactive, and client-focused approach to breaking the stigma of mental health.

  • A passion to make a positive difference in the lives of others every day.

  • A reliable vehicle and favorable driving record

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor is Degree In: Psychology, Criminal Justice, Counseling, Social Work, Education, Recreational Therapist, Human Development and Family Studies, Gerontology, Rehabilitation Counseling, and Sociology.

  • Valid Driver’s License, Current Auto Insurance, Favorable Driving Record.

  • Reliable Vehicle.

Key Skills:

Interpersonal Communication, Teamwork, Coordination, and Adaption.

Where you’ll be working:

You will be working in area public schools.

What we offer:

Burrell’s dedication to promoting diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion is clearly reflected in all of our content and across all of our agency. Diversity is more than a commitment at Burrell – it is the foundation of what we do. We are fully focused on equality and believe deeply in diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin and all the other fascinating characteristics that make us different


We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, and encourage applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, disability or veteran status, or to other non-work related factors.

Burrell is a Smoke and Tobacco Free Workplace.

Burrell Behavioral Health is the recognized leader in Community Mental Health. Founded in 1977, our network of providers, therapists, case managers, and direct support staff serve more than 45,000 clients across 25 counties in Missouri and Arkansas. We provide comprehensive care for behavioral health clients of all ages, helping them to improve their lives through our wide-ranging continuum of care.

“We believe that the conversation about behavioral health is paramount. There are few conversations facing our communities more critical than behavioral health. As the conversation evolves, Burrell is committed to being a leader in this post-stigma world.”

-C.J. Davis, President & CEO, Burrell Behavioral Health